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Eagle Creek is a township in Lake County, in the Chicago metro area.
The latitude of Eagle Creek is 41.282N. The longitude is -87.282W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,695.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Eagle Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Gary area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 46356 ZIP code.
25% of Eagle Creek residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eagle Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eagle Creek was $20,551, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Eagle Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Eagle Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $318. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,254.
Lake County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eagle Creek political report.
The average commute time for Eagle Creek workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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